The fight for jobs, and for the unemployed, is central to any economic recovery and to any forward motion for a people's agenda.
Union leaders reacting last night and today to President Obama's State of the Union address praised his emphasis on job creation.
AFL-CIO is joining the National Labor College and the Princeton Review to launch an online College for Working Families.
Ford's Fusion Hybrid was named "car of the year" by Motor Trend. But the award will bring little comfort to unemployed autoworkers.
We need to show that the American people through their struggles have established the basic institutions of democratic society including Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, the Postal Service, the VA, public schools and libraries, and much more. (Part 3 of 3-part series.)
The struggle for jobs must challenge ideas of "market supremacy" - downgrading everything public - and "supply side" trickle-down economics. (Part 2 of 3-part series)
Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, in a major address today at the National Press Club in Washington, said the jobs crisis "cries out for political courage but that courage is not much in evidence.
The full text of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka's speech on labor's agenda for a new economy at the National Press Club.
Despite a depressed economy, Joliet, Ill., ironworker Ken Kobus is optimistic.